Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

Meet the new Rick Scott, Cuba guru (Not!)

Eyeing Democrat Bill Nelson’s Senate seat, Florida Gov. Rick Scott suddenly becomes a Cuba expert and an anti-Castro fighter. But fellow Republicans want to do business with Cuba. President Donald Trump invited the Cuban ambassador to his inauguration. Cuban Americans are being played again for votes. 

About Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter and editor since 1980.

Videos

Cuban immigrants arrive on Hollywood Beach

Beachgoers assist eight immigrants from the north central Cuban town of Caibarien after they arrived in Hollywood Beach on a homemade boat. (Video by Camrée Forshee)
Cuban immigrants arrive on Hollywood Beach 0:44

Cuban immigrants arrive on Hollywood Beach

Texas transgender wrestler advances to state championship final 0:46

Texas transgender wrestler advances to state championship final

Dancer Jamar Roberts reflects on dancing 1:50

Dancer Jamar Roberts reflects on dancing

SOBEWFF Burger Bash leaves thousands overstuffed and happy 1:18

SOBEWFF Burger Bash leaves thousands overstuffed and happy